The Latest News And Thank Yous
Warwickshire’s NFU Central makes generous donation to thank local lifesaving charity
“The local air ambulance has been making a wonderful difference to our community during these challenging times, and we feel extremely proud to hear how our support has made an impact.”
Leicestershire motorcyclist “lucky to be alive” thanks to local air ambulance
“I am very grateful for what the air ambulance crew did for me. I believe it’s the reason I am here today. I feel they saved my life."
Air Ambulance mascot goes on tour!
The official mascot Blade - a yellow and green superhero bear - is set to visit The Air Ambulance Service’s charity stores across the country.
Air Ambulance in urgent appeal as thieves target warehouse
Air ambulance staff are appealing for urgent support after a charity warehouse in Daventry was hit by thieves.
National competition winner meets her mascot creation
A Leicestershire girl - recently crowned the winner of a nationwide competition for the Children’s Air Ambulance (TCAA) - received a special visit from her mascot creation.
Luddington’s Lola walks 30 miles to help save children’s lives
A determined nine-year-old girl from Luddington has walked an impressive 30 miles in aid of the Children’s Air Ambulance (TCAA).
Bird strike forces emergency landing
The crew of the Derbyshire, Leicestershire & Rutland Air Ambulance were forced to make a controlled, emergency landing after the helicopter suffered a bird strike after attending a mission.
Coventry Business drives donations for local lifesaving charity
“It is important to us that we support charities within our local community, and our team were keen to donate to WNAA as it’s such an important service to support.”
Binley Business puts in the miles to help local lifesaving charity
The team of runners smashed their initial target and raised over £3,400 for the 24/7 frontline service.
Family of Leicestershire “miracle man” close to death praise lifesaving air ambulance
“There is nothing we can do to express the level of gratitude our family has for the air ambulance getting to dad so quickly and the part the critical care crew played in helping to save his life,”
Hasting toddler’s air transfer to London hospital featured in national charity campaign
Details of how she was transferred to hospital in London by helicopter for urgent treatment for a serious respiratory virus, are included in a mailing that is being sent out to addresses across the UK.
Northampton man’s flight to hospital featured in local air ambulance charity campaign
Recipients of the letter across five counties will read how just 17 minutes after getting a call out, the local air ambulance arrived at the scene of the accident and then flew Dafydd to hospital.
Celebrating the Life of Friend and Colleague on Alexandra’s Day
Alexandra's Day is to remember and celebrate for everything our friend, colleague and mentor stood for, and all she achieved.
What Items Should You Not Donate to Charity to Help Save Vital Funds
There's been some great awareness on the impact on charities that are receiving donations unsuitable for resale. We discuss this in more detail on what not to donate to charities to help save vital funds.